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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A two car accident has killed a 24-year-old Rio Dell woman and injured two others, including a 3-year-old.

The Humboldt County Coroner's Office has released the name as the victim as Hannah Denise Baker. She was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Suburban with a 3-year-old passenger. D. Lockhart, 48, of Weott, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado.

The accident happened...

WILLITS- A head on collision killed three people and closed down highway 101 Thursday before 1 p.m.

The accident occurred south of Willits near Hollands lane. According to the California Highway Patrol a silver Toyota Prius traveling north hi a white Toyota Camry traveling southbound head on.

The Prius, with Washington plates, was driven by and elderly female and had an elderly...


ARCATA- About 25 kids were at the California Highway Patrol Arcata Office on Thursday learning about what police do day in and day out. 

There, homeschooled children and Alder Grove Charter School learned what they need to do when calling 911 as well as other safety tips.

"Simple things, just as simple as crossing the street and watching out for other vehicles, not making the...


EUREKA- The Humboldt County Coroner will step down from the position in just over two months.

Dave Parris has been the Humboldt County Coroner for the last six years. Before that, he served as a detective with the Eureka Police Department for 20 years and as the Chief of the Yurok Tribal Police in Klamath. He hopes the coroner’s office can increase its staffing moving forward. He also...


LOLETA - “We're just trying to improve our community and make it beautiful and spread good cheer,” Joel Geck-Moeller, organizer of ‘Project Daffodil’, said.

Six classes of students from Loleta Elementary are helping with Project Daffodil relocating daffodil bulbs from the school to the Main Street Park.

“It's a great community event. It ties in with our social studies and our...


FORTUNA- A Fortuna project meant to keeps kids out of trouble is nearing its final touches almost five years later.

“In seventh grade we were just in history class and we talked about, there's just not a lot of things to do here in Fortuna and we were like, lots of people ride their bikes lots of people get in trouble on the property, a lot of people make their own, why not try to make...


EUREKA- Consolidating the sheriff, coroner and public administrator positions is on the agenda for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisor’s meeting Friday.

The supervisors intend to create an ordinance merging the offices together. Humboldt is one of the last ten California counties to have a separate coroner’s office. The consolidation would save more than $26,000 annually and would...


EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will begin structuring a citizens advisory committee, tasked with overseeing Measure Z funding.

The countywide half-cent sales tax will go into effect April 1. As part of that measure, the supervisors are required to implement an advisory committee. That group will oversee how revenue from the tax measure is dispersed to ensure the funds...